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Sunday, July 15

1:30pm CDT

SLA Fellows and First-Timers Meet

SLA's Fellows welcome first-timers to the conference with food, networking and conference wisdom. This is an ideal opportunity to meet association leaders and veterans, as well as those new to the conference.

Sunday July 15, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E265

7:00pm CDT

Come Meet the CID! Networking Event

Come learn more about the Competitive Intelligence Division! Let's network for a bit and then head out for authentic Chicago deep-dish pizza at Lou Malnati's!

Sunday July 15, 2012 7:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria 1120 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610

8:00pm CDT

Legal Division Sponsor Appreciation Reception

The Legal Division raises a glass to toast our valued vendor sponsor partnerships. Legal Division members can meet and mingle while enjoying a libation or two.

Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, PDR #2

8:00pm CDT

Karaoke Party

Join fellow SLA members as they sing their way into Chicago!  This fun-filled party will have more than just the blues—there will be music for all, from show tunes to 1980s to Lady Gaga.  So, come out and show us your talents or lack thereof.  No singing skills are required!

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room

8:30pm CDT

Business & Finance Division Sunday Open House

Greet old friends and make new ones while honoring the division's published authors.

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:30pm - 10:30pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room BC
Monday, July 16

5:00pm CDT

Canadian Reception

Canadians attending the conference, friends, and colleagues are welcome to the Canadian Reception.  This year’s reception is hosted by the Western Canada Chapter and will be held at The Berghoff.  Visit our chapter Website (wcanada.sla.org )for more information and to learn about our reception sponsor, Eureka.cc. This is not a ticketed event but space is limited.  Please e-mail slacanadianreception@wcanada.sla.org if you plan to attend the reception.

Richard Matiachuk

Monday July 16, 2012 5:00pm - 7:00pm CDT
The Berghoff 17 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603

5:30pm CDT

Business & Finance Division Awards Presentation and Reception

Winners of DBF's annual awards will be honored

Monday July 16, 2012 5:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room

6:00pm CDT

American West Reception

A hosted reception for members of SLA’s "western" chapters, their colleagues and friends. Please meet at the Newberry Library and contact Philip Gust (cell: 650.367.-7652; e-mail: pgust@stanford.edu) with any questions you may have.

Monday July 16, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street Chicago, IL 60610

6:00pm CDT

SLA International Reception

It has been said that "the world is a global village," and the library and information professions are becoming more globally networked day by day. All conference attendees are invited to this reception (yes, food and drinks!) to celebrate the international activities of our association.  

Held off-site, this joyous event is highlighted by the presentation of the European Information Professional of the Year Award.

Monday July 16, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom

6:00pm CDT

News Division Awards Reception and Banquet

PRICE: $55.00 Member/ $55.00 Student Member/ $55.00 Non-Member

The News Division's annual Awards Reception and Banquet will honor our award recipients for 2012. Location TBA via the DNWS listserv and on the web site.

Monday July 16, 2012 6:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Kendall College, Wine Room 900 N. North Branch St, Chicago, IL 60642

8:00pm CDT

Chocolate Reception

Continue a wonderful day of sessions and activities by connecting with colleagues while enjoying offerings of delectable chocolate.

Richard Hulser; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Monday July 16, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street Chicago, IL 60610
Tuesday, July 17

5:30pm CDT

SLA Texas Chapter Reception
Invitation-only networking reception

Tuesday July 17, 2012 5:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
The Berghoff 17 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603

6:00pm CDT

All-Sciences Poster Session and Reception

This event highlights multiple themes representing innovation, creativity, and change, with support from multiple  divisions. Join your colleagues for food, drink, and networking, and learn new ideas to take back to your library.

Tuesday July 17, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room BC

7:00pm CDT

Joint DPHT and Legal Division Networking Mixer

What's better than an event designed to help you build your network within your SLA division?  One that helps you build it within two! The Pharmaceutical & Health Technology Division and the Legal Division invite our members to interact with colleagues, discuss the latest industry trends, meet new friends, and explore the increasing overlap between our divisions. 


Tuesday July 17, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room A

8:00pm CDT

Joint Divisions Open House: SOL, DGI, TRN

Please join the Government Information, Solo Librarians, and Transportation Divisions for a lively joint open house. Speak with members from a variety of fields and experiences, all in one place. 

Please meet at the event location: 312 Chicago, Downtown Loop.

Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
312 Chicago 136 N. LaSalle Street Chicago , IL 60602

9:00pm CDT

IT Division & Dow Jones Dance Party Open House

Annual IT Division Open House and networking event, sponsored by Dow Jones.

Tuesday July 17, 2012 9:00pm - Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00am CDT
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom
Wednesday, July 18

4:30pm CDT

Closing Reception

PRICE: $20.00 Member/ $5.00 Student Member/ $20.00 Non-Member

The Kentucky Chapter invites all conference attendees to join us in putting the icing on the cake of another successful conference.  We hope you will take this chance to bid adieu to your friends and colleagues before you travel back to your place of origin. We also hope to ease your parting tears by including a drink ticket and a chance to win a little taste of Kentucky.

Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:30pm - 6:30pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room

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